About this section

The purpose of the Dermatology Section is to provide educational events to share knowledge and experience on the management of complex dermatological cases.

Fancy becoming an RSM member?

For a limited time only, pay just £99 for a year's membership and the Dermatology Section will cover the rest.

Please click here to download the application form and email the completed version to dermatology@rsm.ac.uk

Please note: Please note: This offer is open to SPRs with a training number, clinical specialists and CESR trainees (with a letter of support from their educational supervisor), and 1st and 2nd year newly qualified consultants. Trainees can apply for this funding two times, consultants can apply for this funding once.


Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

Apply here

Dr Jane Sansom
Dr Anshoo Sahota
President Elect
Dr Fiona Suzanne Worsnop
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming dermatology events and webinars

Now you are able to book your place on all of the dermatology clinical cases for 2023-24 in one click. Find out more here.

Eligibility for attending events

To attend a dermatology event, you need to have:

Full membership:

  1. Being a Consultant Dermatologist on the Specialist Register for Dermatology in the UK and Ireland OR
  2. By sponsorship of two members of the Dermatology Section for significant contributions to and good standing in dermatology and the profession

Associate membership:

  1. Holding a substantive approved post in Dermatology in the UK supported by two Consultant Dermatologist Members of the RSM OR
  2. Having a registrar training post in dermatology (trainee member) Associate members need to reapply every four years.

RSM members who are part of the American Board of Dermatology are also eligible to attend dermatology events.

Download the Dermatology Section application form.

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Dermatology clinical cases and Presidential address

The clinical cases are to gain an understanding of the diagnosis and management of some of the rarer and more unusual dermatology conditions and unusual presentations of common dermatological problems...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Student prizes & awards

Trainee prizes & awards

Library resources

Access Library resources that are available for the Dermatology Section.

Dermatology titles in the RSM Library

List of titles held by the RSM Library.

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For working doctors and consultants (FY1 to ST8), retired doctors, and those holding senior management positions in medicine or healthcare.



For scientists and other professionals with a proven interest (or role) in the healthcare sector, but who do not hold a medical qualification.



For those studying medicine, dentistry or another healthcare-related subject, who are on their way to becoming a qualified medical or healthcare professional.


The Dermatology Section 2023-2024 Programme Sponsors

The Dermatology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors AbbVie, Almirall, Eucerin, La Roche-Posay & Cerave, Lilly UK, Pfizer and Sanofi for their valued support of the 2023 to 2024 Academic Programme.
Please note that none of the companies listed has had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of the meetings.